Price & Schedule

Prices

$1,778.00 (includes transportation, breakfast, and dinner)

Payment Policy

  • A deposit of $550.00 is due at the time of registration to reserve a space on the climb.
  • Each deposit includes a $300.00 nonrefundable registration fee.
  • All balances are due 120 days prior to climb start date, unless otherwise specified, and can be paid by check, wire transfer, ACH or by credit card with a surcharge of 3%.
  • Participants whose balances are not received by the 120-day deadline as stated above, risk forfeiture of their place on the climb.

Alpine Ascents is an authorized mountain guide service of Mount Rainier National Park

Alpine Ascents is an authorized mountain guide service of Mount Rainier National Park

FOR 2020-SUMMER 2021, AS PART OF COVID-19 REGULATIONS: Climbers will need to self drive until further notice. Further information will be sent upon sign up.

Price Includes

  • Round-trip transportation from Seattle to Mount Rainier
  • NPS climbing cost recovery fee and park entrance fee
  • Guide fees (2:1 climber-to-guide ratio)
  • Dinners and breakfasts on the mountain
  • Group equipment such as tents, ropes, cooking gear, etc.
  • Cotton Alpine Ascents t-shirt

Price Does Not Include

  • Personal gear
  • Lunches on climb (see menu plan)
  • Meals while not climbing, including breakfast Day 1 and dinner Day 4.
  • Transportation to/from Seattle, Washington
  • Hotels/lodging in Seattle
    (We have a preferred arrangement with the Marqueen Hotel, two blocks from our office)
  • Transfers between airport and Alpine Ascents office
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fees, transport, extra hotel nights, etc.)
  • Trip cancellation insurance

2021 Schedule

May 1 – 3 – Sold Out
May 3 – 5 – Sold Out
May 5 – 7 – Sold Out
May 7 – 9 – Sold Out
May 9 – 11 – Sold Out
May 11 – 13 – Sold Out
May 13 – 15 – Sold Out
May 15 – 17 – Sold Out
May 17 – 19 – Sold Out
May 19 – 21 – Sold Out
May 21 – 23 – Sold Out
May 23 – 25 – Sold Out
May 25 – 27 – Sold Out
May 27 – 29 – Sold Out
May 29 – 31 – Sold Out
June 2 – 4 – Sold Out
June 4 – 6 – Sold Out
June 6 – 8 – Sold Out
June 8 – 10 – Sold Out
June 10 – 12 – Sold Out
June 12 – 14 – Sold Out
June 14 – 16 – Sold Out
June 16 – 18 – Sold Out
June 18 – 20 – Sold Out
June 20 – 22 – Sold Out
June 22 – 24 – Sold Out
June 24 – 26 – Sold Out
June 26 – 28 – Sold Out
June 28 – 30 – Sold Out
July 2 – 4 – Sold Out
July 4 – 6 – Sold Out
July 6 – 8 – Sold Out
July 8 – 10 – Sold Out
July 10 – 12 – Sold Out
July 12 – 14 – Sold Out
July 14 – 16 – Sold Out
July 16 – 18 – Sold Out
July 18 – 20 – Sold Out
July 20 – 22 – Sold Out
July 22 – 24 – Sold Out
July 24 – 26 – Sold Out
July 26 – 28 – Sold Out
July 28 – 30 – Sold Out
July 30 – August 1 – Sold Out
August 1 – 3 – Sold Out
August 5 – 7 – Sold Out
August 7 – 9 – Sold Out
August 9 – 11 – Ladies Only ClimbSold Out
August 11 – 13 – Sold Out
August 13 – 15 – Sold Out
August 17 – 19 – Sold Out
August 19 – 21 – Sold Out
August 21 – 23 – Sold Out
August 25 – 27 – Sold Out
August 27 – 29 – Sold Out
August 31 – September 2 – Sold Out
September 2 – 4 – Sold Out
September 4 – 6 – Sold Out
September 8 – 10 – Sold Out
September 10 – 12 – Sold Out
September 12 – 14 – Sold Out
September 14 – 16 – Sold Out
September 16 – 18 – Sold Out
September 18 – 20 – 1 space left
September 20 – 22 – 3 spaces left
September 22 – 24
September 24 – 26 – 2 spaces left
September 26 – 28 – Sold Out
September 28 – 30 – Sold Out

Summer 2020
September 10 – 12 – Sold Out
September 12 – 14 – Sold Out
September 14 – 16 – Sold Out
September 16 – 18 – Sold Out
September 18 – 20 – Sold Out
September 20 – 22 – Sold Out
September 22 – 24 – Sold Out
September 24 – 26 – Sold Out
September 26 – 28 – Sold Out
September 28 – 30 – Sold Out

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY
To sign up for the waitlist, please email us here.

  • Please contact our office for the most up-to-date availability for each departure.
  • All land prices listed below, round-trip airfare not included.
  • Dates and prices are subject to change.
  • Please purchase trip cancellation insurance (see bottom of page) within 21 days of booking your trip.
  • Please Note: There is a mandatory gear check the day before your climb at our Seattle office.

Rainier Cancellation/Refund Policy

Note: Alpine Ascents International highly recommends trip cancellation insurance for all programs. Due to the nature and heavy costs of government and operator permits, Alpine Ascents International must adhere to a stringent refund policy.

  • Full refunds, less the nonrefundable registration fee, will be provided for cancellations made 120-days prior to the climb start date.
  • 50% refunds, less the nonrefundable registration fee, will be provided for cancellations made 90-119 days prior to the climb start date.
  • No refunds will be provided for cancellations made 89-days prior to the climb start date.
  • Alpine Ascents International will attempt to accommodate changes and cancellations when necessary, waiving certain fees when feasible.
  • All cancellation/refund requests must be made in writing and be received in our office within the deadlines stated above.

Trip Cancellation Insurance

As there are many unforeseen circumstances that may occur during or leading up to the trip, we highly recommend trip cancellation insurance.

Trip cancellation insurance allows you to get reimbursement if you need to cancel your expedition when you are not entitled to a refund from Alpine Ascents.

Alpine Ascents International offers a plan in conjunction with our travel insurance partner.

Excellent, I could not imagine anything better. Guides took charge but were not overbearing. It was nice to see others go to our guides for advice.

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